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About Crystal Collins

I'm a former sweet-tooth turned health-nut. After a difficult loss of a first pregnancy and having a second child with a heart condition, I became obsessed with health and wellness. I revamped our entire family's lifestyle, dropped seven pant sizes, and created a website where I could share our story and help support people wanting to make small changes day by day in order to live well. I also support my family by the work that I do here through advertising content, affiliates, and partnership/consultant links within content. When you click and/or order, it puts food on our table. Thanks for all your support, and may you live well and thrive!

MojitOils Recipe {Mojito + Essential Oils}

The other evening I hosted a Simple Essentials Cooking workshop, and served Mojitos made using essential oils. These Mojitos were such a hit, that I had people immediately inboxing me for the recipe the day after. So here is the recipe, in all of its glory. Keep in mind that you should always use therapeutic [...]

Uses for Peppermint Essential Oil

Did you know that you would have to brew and drink 26 cups of Peppermint Tea, just to get the same benefits that you could get from 1 drop of Young Living's Peppermint Essential Oil? This oil is very potent, and so versatile! As a general rule of thumb, I use peppermint to aid in [...]

Uses for Lemon Essential Oil

Lemon essential oil has many great uses. I love using it in my home because it helps to purify the air, and provides an uplifting scent. But it also has a few other uses, that I'm a big fan of! Lemon oil is great for cleaning, and is part of my daily cleaning routine. I [...]

Eliminate Underarm Odor With These Two Ingredients

Underarm odor is no joke. It's the difference between having a successful date and a date that flops. It's the difference between inspiring people with that moving speech and inspiring them to run for the door. It's the difference be... well, you get the picture. I'm always on the hunt for a good natural product [...]

How To Use Wholeshare to Save Money on Healthy Foods + $50 Giveaway!!

Trying to save money on healthy food is rough sometimes. Throw in the fact that you may also need things like gluten-free or kosher, and then it can be downright disheartening to look at the grocery bill. I was recently introduced to a company called Wholeshare, that allows you to get wholesale discounts on healthy [...]

By | 2016-02-15T13:36:21+00:00 February 15th, 2016|Organic and Green Living|16 Comments

Here’s Why Everyone NEEDS to do Juice Cleansing

I have many people ask me why a juice cleanse is important. These days our bodies are so completely toxic not only from the foods that we eat, but also from things like our environment and the products that we use on our bodies. It's not just enough to make smoothies, or do a Meatless [...]

By | 2016-02-01T20:10:11+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Juicing|0 Comments

I DARE You to Drink This for 3 Days, and Tell Me What Happens to the Scale…

Earlier this evening I posted this picture onto social media and challenged my friends to try the drink for 3 days and see what happens. The photo blew up with people wanting to accept my challenge, and the questions came pouring in like crazy. So in order to simplify, I'm turning this into a blog [...]

By | 2016-06-06T11:10:41+00:00 January 29th, 2016|Health and Wellness, Juicing|264 Comments

What I Learned From Being Vegan For A Year

Last year I announced to the world that I was going vegan. I had a lot of trepidations, but also a lot of excitement for finally doing something I had been wanting to for years. I had questions and concerns... How hard would it be? What would I eat? Would people accept and support me? [...]

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